If you’re looking for the best gap year opportunities where you have the chance to travel to incredible countries, immerse yourself in fascinating cultures and help make a real, positive impact, you’ve come to the right place.

Enquire today to find out how you can volunteer abroad in Asia, Africa or South & Central America and join an amazing global movement of travellers helping to make a difference around the world.

Enquire today

Whether you’re thinking of taking a gap year before uni, are looking to build on your skills in a gap year after university, or want to take a career break for a few weeks or months to travel and explore more of the world and give something back, we have a range of gap year programmes to choose from.

Our award-winning ethical volunteer programmes are focused on creating sustainable change for rural communities, wildlife and environments. Working in partnership with local people, we listen to the needs of the community to develop projects that are really needed.


Why choose Camps?

Since 2002 we have worked with over 25,000 volunteers, spending over 90,000 weeks volunteering with us and helping to change the lives of over 105,000 people. We are exceptionally proud to run the best gap year programmes and experiences.


Amazing trips across 4 continents

Travel from 2 weeks to 4.5 months in Asia, Africa or South & Central America.


Full support from our expert team

With over 15 years experience and permanent staff in our destinations, you’ll be fully supported through every stage of your trip.

Authentic cultural experience

Live in the heart of rural communities and work alongside local people in our unique camps.


Ethical journeys with maximum impact

We develop long-term partnerships with local communities to create projects that really make a difference.

Start your journey today


We understand that this kind of trip is likely to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and we are dedicated to finding the perfect trip for you. Our expert volunteer coordinators, Callum, Hollie and Oli have bags of travel experience and will be with you every step of the way to offer personalised support throughout your journey.

Simply click below to fill out a few details and we’ll be in touch soon with more information our projects and destinations to help get your adventure underway.

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What people say

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My second trip with Camps International - which shows how much I loved the 1st! My experiences have changed my outlook on life and helped to shape the person I am today. Amy – Borneo
Marz, Larissa
I absolutely loved my time in Kenya - the people I met were amazing, the country is just incredible, and Camps really made my time there unforgettable! Larissa – Kenya